United Health Services Clinical Dietician Home Care in Johnson City, New York
Clnical Dietician, Johnson City
United Health Services is seeking a Clinical Dietician to join our Twin Tier Home Health Office in Johnson City, NY. One sentence about the position. This is a Fee Based position.
Shift: Days Hours per week: Per Diem Salary range: $Per Visit
Clinical Dietcian Overview
UHS Home Care is dedicated to meeting the nutritional and educational needs of our patients and community individuals by providing food services. The Clinical Dietician provides medical nutrition therapy for disease management to produce patient positive outcomes in the outpatient setting.
This is a Home Care Position and the Dietician will be providing services in patients homes.
Key Responsibilities and Expectations
Makes home visits and/or reviews diet intake studies to screen patients for their level of nutritional risk and prioritize patient care.
Completes proper office procedures and paperwork
Assesses the patients’ nutritional status and develops an interdisciplinary nutritional care plan.
Responds to all physician/nursing consults with appropriate recommendations documented in the medical record.
Collaborates with other health care team members about patients’ nutritional care through informal dialogue and interdisciplinary patient care conferences and documents these in the patient record.
Provides nutritional counseling to patients/caregivers based on evaluation of nutritional needs.
Conducts medical record audits, as assigned.
Gathers quality improvement data, as requested.
Conducts nutrition presentations to clinical staff, other health care professionals and community, as needed.
Acts as a resource in the area of nutritional expertise for the agency.
Assists with determining competencies of peers.
Demonstrate commitment to organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation
Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition or related field plus successful completion a supervised practice program for nutrition.
NYS certification as a dietitian/nutritionist within 1 yr of hire date.
License and current registration to practice in NYS.
About United Health Services
United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.
United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.
About New York’s Southern Tier
As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.
United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.
United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.